What is it like to canvas for election when you are disabled?

What is it like to canvas for election when you are disabled?

3 May 2019 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Social Democrats candidate for Cork County Council, Evie Nevin says the poor infrastructure and inaccessibility of West Cork is making canvassing difficult for mobility impaired candidates. The mother-of-two is a part-time wheelchair user due to her rare disease, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. The condition means she becomes injured very […]

PUBLIC WATER FOUNTAINS: would reduce use of plastic bottles

PUBLIC WATER FOUNTAINS: would reduce use of plastic bottles

20 November 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Local election candidate for Clonakilty-Skibbereen, Evie Nevin, is calling for Cork County Council to install public water fountains throughout West Cork. Evie, who is hoping to secure a seat on Cork County Council next year, believes that installing drinking fountains will contribute to the war against single use […]